From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Dialium guineense MS 10536.jpg
Dialium guineense
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Dialioideae
Genus: Dialium
  • Andradia Sim
  • Arouna Aubl.
  • Dansera Steenis
  • Rhynchocarpa Backer ex K. Heyne 1927
  • Sciaplea Rauschert
Dialium Sp. - MHNT

Dialium is a genus of legume in the family Fabaceae, subfamily Dialioideae.[1] Velvet tamarind is a common name for several species.


As of March 2015, The Plant List accepts the following species:[2]


  1. ^ The Legume Phylogeny Working Group (LPWG). (2017). "A new subfamily classification of the Leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny". Taxon. 66 (1): 44–77. doi:10.12705/661.3.
  2. ^ "Search results for Dialium", The Plant List, retrieved 2015-03-26

External links[edit]